"For new Linux users, the hardest thing can be trying to get an
answer to one simple question: 'Which Linux distribution should I
use?; Back in the world of that other OS, the choice is pretty
simple since you had no choice, or as Henry Ford might have put it,
you can have 'any color you want as long as it's black.' In the
Linux world, you can get black, yellow, red, blue, green, and every
color in between. I personally think it is a wonderful thing that
so many Linux distributions exist. Aside from creating a rich OS
landscape, it furthers creativity and fosters innovation in
software design. This can only be a good thing. While this makes
for a colorful world, it can be very confusing for the new user.
The DistroWatch Web site alone lists over 350 Linux
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